The Entertainment And Educational Value Of Cartoon Porcelain Dolls

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  • Author Shannon Rae Treasure
  • Published June 3, 2011
  • Word count 409

Children love cartoons so much that they spend several hours on the television to watch their favorite cartoon character. This is one of the reasons why cartoons can be a very effective tool in educating the youngsters and introducing them to other countries' cultures and traditions. Cartoon porcelain dolls have become a wonderful collection for kids and their parents as this investment does not only stay on the glass showcase. Aside from its monetary value, some cartoon porcelain dolls have costumes and dresses akin to the standard periodic porcelain dolls of Europe, China, and Russia

Collecting cartoon character figures will be more valuable as the material used on them are far exquisite than their plastic rubber counterpart. An excellent way of even starting this collection is to customize the cartoon character according to you preference by commissioning porcelain artists. The porcelain cartoon doll can be molded and hand painted with the details you have in mind. Then costumes and accessories are added to enhance the theme that you are going after.

Say you want to create a scene during the Civil War, then the craftsman can design and detail the set with that subject but with Disney cartoon characters on it. You can even make it fancy with a fairyland theme which would be a perfect gift for your child or just anyone who is a kid at heart.

The lifelike features of a porcelain doll make it aesthetically awe-inspiring while the entertainment factor from a cartoon character makes everything just like a fairytale. The contrast between the two makes this craft a fascinating hobby. It is a past time that can be very profitable too.

Porcelain dolls and trinkets can really become great educational materials especially that children nowadays are easily enticed by technology and electronic gadgets. The learning field has totally become a battlefield attention-grabbing tactics. The sad part is, education has been at a disadvantage in contrast to entertainment most of the time. The lure of entertainment and fun cannot easily be disregarded.

Although educational applications and software are now prevalent in some electronic gadgets, however there are still far better advantages with traditional education. Never forget the fact that face to face human encounter is still the best way to learn vis a vis the interaction of a human to a programmed machine. Real life situations are best portrayed with physical images rather than the intangible software that brings little impact to the human psyche.

If you would like to get started in collecting dolls, or introduce a loved one to the tradition of doll collecting it might be a good idea to start with dolls that interest them and are of relatively low cost. Our Generation Dolls are great for younger girls while Monster High Dolls might be better aimed at pre-teen and teenage young ladies.

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